Harlem’s AALBC Proudly Publishes Authors From “Shithole Countries”

January 19, 2018

We love this “we proudly publish authors from ‘Shithole Countries” headline from the AALBC Newsletter from our friend, founder and webmaster of AALBC.com, Troy Johnson.

Here is the list of authors from ALLBC.com:

Short stories from Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Botswana, and Malawi: 
Gambit: Newer African Writing
The only anthology that offers interviews with the writers paired with original short stories. Featuring Ayobami Adebayo (Stay With Me).

Drama from Botswana: 
We Are All Blue
A collection of two award-winning plays, representing the first time drama from Botswana has been published. With a foreword by Botswana’s former president.

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Fiction from Kenya:
Forbidden Fruit
A delicious tale of greed, lust, and betrayal and winner of Kenya’s equivalent of the National Book Award for fiction. (Read the first chapter in its entirety.)

Fiction from Nigeria 
The Sound of Things to Come
From one of the continent’s rising stars comes this unconventional novel centered on a church community in Nigeria.

Donald Trump’s description of African countries as “shithole countries” is an outrageous slur. Sadly, the sentiments are not new. Last year Trump wondered when Nigerians would return to their “huts.” (And let’s not even get into the Obama-Kenya-birther issue.) The man is unconscionable

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